Steelers sign Peelle to replace Johnson after injury
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The Steelers signed veteran tight end Justin Peelle to a one-year deal to replace injured tight end/fullback David Johnson, who tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee against the Eagles.
Johnson, who signed a one-year tender in the offseason, was waived injured.
Peelle (6-4, 251), 33, played in 14 games in 2011, including the December victory against the Steelers, and had one catch.
First Published August 13, 2012 9:04 pm